All items are unconditionally guaranteed to be genuine. Coins purchased by internet/mail may be returned for any reason up to 10 days after receipt. Any coins that have been cleaned, damaged, or altered by the purchaser are not returnable. Books and coin cases/trays are non-returnable except for damage. All sales are for cash payable in U.S. dollars. Foreign checks must be drawn on U.S. banks and contain bank transfer numbers. MARYLAND RESIDENTS, PLEASE ADD 6% SALES TAX ON ALL COIN SALES UNDER $1,000 AND ALL BOOK AND ABAFIL ORDERS.

As items are generally one of a kind, it is recommended that they be reserved by telephone. Coins reserved by telephone will be held 7 days pending receipt of payment. Please include alternate selections where possible on all mail orders.

All check and credit card orders from persons unknown to the firm must clear appropriate banks before the coins will be mailed. Out of state personal checks require about 5 days clearance.

Visa, Master Card and American Express Accepted: Please provide number, full name as it appears on the card, expiration date, security code , and card billing address. Merchandise can only be sent to the verifiable billing address.

Mailing Fees

For coin orders: Coins are shipped via insured US Postal Service or Federal Express.

Shipping charges on Invoices over $10,000 will be covered by Edward J. Waddell, Ltd. Packages of mulitple coins that exceed usual weight standards will be charged appropriate additional charges.
Federal Express priority shipping is also available at a fee of $65.00 within the Continental USA.

Overseas orders: Overseas coin orders can be shipped via either Express mail or Federal Express for an approximate fee of $100. All orders for $2500 or above are sent via Federal Express. Please consult us for exact prices on expedited shipments. International purchasers are responsible for all local duties, tax, customs and other fees. Registered mail is available at $30.00 for shipments under $400. For some countries we cannot provide insurance coverage or have additional limitations; we will advise if this is the case with your order.
M.O.U. agreements with Italy , Greece, and Bulgaria: Some Italian coins from Greek Italy and Sicily , Roman Republican coins prior to 211 B.C., some coins in silver and bronze from what constitutes the modern state of Greece, and coins from Bulgaria(parts of Thrace) have restrictions on being re-imported to the USA. For coins with such restrictions, we cannot accept orders from outside the USA. This does not apply to coins that have pedigrees prior to the enactment of these agreements in 2011. Please inquire for the current details.

For book orders: please include $10.00 for the 1st volume and $1.00 for each additional volume, except where noted, for orders within the Continental U.S. Oversized books, sets, and those of high value are shipped at appropriate higher postage amounts. Book orders are generally shipped via UPS Ground and require a street address for processing. Shipments via faster UPS services are available at appropriate, higher rates. Orders outside the USA or Alaska/Hawaii are shipped via Insured Airmail at appropriate fees.
Books are non-returnable except for damage in shipment or defects when received.

For Abafil orders: UPS Ground within the Continental USA (Please provide street address with order):

Orders outside the USA or Alaska/Hawaii are shipped via Insured Airmail or UPS Air at appropriate fees.
Abafil cases or trays are non-returnable except for damage in shipment or defects when received.

If you have any questions regarding shipping costs, please do not hesitate to contact us at 301-473-8600


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